S.M. Burns

Simeon Burns

Full Name: Simeon Maxwell Burns
Date of birth: March 21, 1847
Date of death: September 10, 1920

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 7 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Democrat Carthage / Panola   Panola

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Obituary, "Pioneer Citizen, S.M. Burns, Dies in City Monday," 9/23/1920, p. 20. Date of death 9/20/1920. Cameron Herald.
  • Census of 1880 - Simual Burns, Panola County, age 33, born circa 1847 in Alabama, farmer.
    Census of 1910 - Simeon Burns, Milam County, age 63, born circa 1847 in Alabama, retired capitalist, wife Lizzie.
    S.M. Burns married Lizzie Green, Milam County, 2/5/1890. FamilySearch. 1880 1910 Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965
  • Simeon Maxwell Burns, birth date 3/21/1847 in Green County, Alabama, death date 9/20/1920 in Cameron, Milam County, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Marriage notice, Fort Worth Daily Gazette, "Altar and Tomb," 3/9/1890, p. 20. "Hon. S.M. Burns and Miss Lizzie Green, Cameron, March 5." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Postmaster appointment, "Department Dots," The Galveston Daily News, 6/1/1888, p. 1, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. S.M. Burns, Dargan, Panola County. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


  • Photograph. S.M. Burns, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

18th R.S. - 1883
County Government and County Finance  
Revenue and Taxation  

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